Category: Long-Term Care Planning

How to Advocate for Aging Parents Effectively

Trusting someone you love to be cared for by someone else is never easy, especially for a senior family member. Whether at home or in a facility, you’ll have questions that need to be answered. You’ll also want to be prepared to advocate for your loved one to proactively manage any potential problems and also […]

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Should I Seek Guardianship of a Parent?

In a perfect world, our family relationships would all be helpful and positive. We would manage transitional times cooperatively, smoothly, and without any disagreement. As our parents grew older, it would be a simple process to meet their needs today and their changing future needs.

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Discussing COPD with Your Loved Ones

It began with your inner circle, those closest to you, and has gradually been spreading outward to close friends and acquaintances. Discussing your COPD diagnosis and knowing how to answer the many questions that arise about it can be uncomfortable – for you personally, and for those you are speaking with as well.

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Latinos and a Potentially Unique Progression of Dementia

A new study sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association is uncovering some unexpected findings in how dementia may progress differently in Hispanic people. While further investigation is required to completely understand whether these differences are the consequence of social/cultural nuances or perhaps the dementia itself, it’s valuable information for Latino families to understand.

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